Archive for August, 2007

Business Audio Books Great For Continued Training

My career has had various stages but all of them have had a recurring theme. Lack of time has been pervasive and I know this is not just something that I struggle with. In the age of “let’s do more with less” rarely do we have the time to participate in offsite training and many […]


Can Audio Books Improve Your Vocabulary?

I was lucky enough to go to high school at the oldest public school in the United States.  It prides itself on many things including instilling in its students a love for the classics of literature.  This is probably the major reason why I find it easy to use vocabulary that may seem beyond many […]


The Audio Books To Downloadable Audio Books Story

The trail from audio books to downloadable audio books has taken decades but some of us don’t even know what an audio book is.  What is an audio book?  An audio book goes by many names: Spoken Word Book Recorded Book Talking Book An audio book is the recording of a person reading the contents […]


Abridged versus Unabridged Audio Books : Why Should You Care?

When I first started listening to audio books I was a little confused about some of the terminology.  I was not aware of what the differences were between abridged or unabridged audio books.  Simply put an unabridged audio book is read and recorded word for word.  An abridged audio book is shortened typically by an […]